Madeira Cake

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Appears in
The Australian Blue Ribbon Cookbook: Stories, Recipes and Secret Tips from Prize-Winning Show Cooks

By Liz Harfull

Published 2014

  • About

Show cooking was very definitely a woman’s domain when George Davidson entered the Longford Show in northern Tasmania for the first time. In fact, the idea of a man taking part in the competition was so foreign that when the list of winners was published in the local newspaper, they credited his first prize in the cream puff class to Mrs G. Davidson. ‘Fancy letting a man beat you,’ he heard one exhibitor say to another when he went into the pavilion to see